Alhaji Muhammad Lele Mukhtar, a former Federal Permanent Secretary is dead.
Reacting to the sad news, President Muhammadu Buhari condoled with the family of the deceased.
Buhari, in a statement signed by Garba Shehu, his Spokesman, commiserated with friends, associates, government and people of Bauchi State.
The President recalled that the Sarkin Dawakin Katagum served his fatherland creditably during his terms as National Commissioner, National Planning Commission, and Member, Federal Judicial Service Commission.
President Buhari noted that Alhaji Mukhtar was a man of exemplary character who mentored several subordinates wherever he served and contributed significantly to the development of not only his state but also his hometown, Azare.
He prayed that Allah will comfort all those who mourn Alhaji Mukhtar, reward his good deeds and grant his soul peaceful rest.